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IBM, other companies are using Creative Commons Flickr photos to train facial recognition software without the consent of people in the photos for that purpose (Olivia Solon/NBC News)



Olivia Solon / NBC News:

IBM, other companies are using Creative Commons Flickr photos to train facial recognition software without the consent of people in the photos for that purpose  —  People’s faces are being used without their permission, in order to power technology that could eventually be used to surveil them, legal experts say.